Tallowwood is generally a yellowish brown colour and can have a tinge of olive green. Texture is moderately coarse but even. Grain is often interlocked. A distinguishing characteristic, very unusual for a eucalypt, is the complete absence of gum veins. Commonly used as an architects preferrence in heavy engineering structures, decorative structural features and flooring.
Density kg/m3 dry 990 Hardness (janka) kN 8.6 Colour Yellowish brown Finish Good Stability Good Durability Durable Availability Available